Drinking Water State Revolving Loan Fund

This program provides funds to repair or improve existing privately-owned drinking water systems.

Eligibility

  • Privately-owned community water systems;
  • Privately-owned nonprofit, non-community public water systems; 
  • Borrowers must be reviewed and recommended by the Agency of Natural Resources.

Use of Proceeds

  • Obtain requisite permits, design, plan, construct, repair or improve an existing eligible water system to comply with federal and state standards.

Loan Rates and Terms

  • Term of up to 20 years – up to 30 years for nonprofit community systems serving low-income residents;
  • Repayment deferred for one year from completion of project; 
  • Administrative fees in lieu of interest rates are set for each project based on the average household income of the water system users, and range from 3% to minus 3%.

Fees

  • No fees are charged.

Application Process

Applicants should contact the Agency of Natural Resources directly for information regarding financing your water improvement project. Learn more here. Please contact:

Ashley Lucht
DWSRF Project Lead
802 585 4904
ashley.lucht@vermont.gov